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Seven things to look for when choosing a strata manager

Living in a strata complex has many perks, but a lot goes on behind the scenes to ensure that everything runs smoothly, from admin and finance to maintenance and resolving social issues. This is where a strata manager comes in. The difference between a good and bad strata manager can be detrimental to a peaceful [...]

By | November 19th, 2021|Commercial News, Owner News, Strata News|0 Comments

The 10 most viewed rental suburbs in winter on reiwa.com

The 10 most viewed rental suburbs in winter on reiwa.com   There was high demand for rental properties on reiwa.com during Perth’s very wet winter this year. If you are considering buying a rental property, knowing where tenants are looking is an advantage and can help narrow your search.   Mandurah tops the list The [...]

By | November 19th, 2021|Owner News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Suburb in focus – West Perth

  Suburb in focus - West Perth A short stroll in the westerly direction of Perth City sits West Perth. Home to the much loved and iconic Kings Park, this affluent suburb comprises elegant, modern apartment complexes and impressive office towers. A homing beacon for successful, professional types, West Perth had more than 5,608 residents at [...]

By | October 29th, 2021|Newsletter Item, October, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Using Rental Rate of Return (ROR) to Assess Value

  September quarterly figures show that Perth is generating one of the highest rental “rate of return” (ROR) or “yields”, across the Nation.       A helpful tool to use when considering a suitable rental rate is to consider the rental “rate of return” (ROR) or the rental “yield”. The rate of return is [...]

By | October 29th, 2021|Commercial News, Newsletter Item, October, Owner News, Strata News|0 Comments

Five popular plants you should avoid in your backyard

When it comes to gift-giving this Christmas, many families will find inspiration in the local nursery. Plants are a popular ultimate eco-friendly gift, but which species should you steer clear of to avoid a future headache?   Ficus Ficus species such as rubber plants and figs have luscious dark green leaves and are surprisingly popular, [...]

By | October 27th, 2021|News, October, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Domain Rent Report: Perth house and unit rents hold steady during September quarter

Perth tenants continue to face record-high house rents with prices remaining at a six-year peak but new data shows the rapid rate of price growth has begun to stabilise. While Perth house rents grew 13.9 per cent during the year to September to $450 a week – the highest annual change recorded since 2015 – [...]

By | October 15th, 2021|Commercial News, October, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Mould in rental properties

The ongoing cold and wet weather in parts of Western Australia are prolonging the risk of mould developing in a rental property. The damage that mould can cause to the property and a person’s health can be quite costly. The below information and tips may help avoid and reduce the impact of mould in a [...]

By | October 12th, 2021|Commercial News, Newsletter Item, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Workers are still staying at home in virus-free Perth

In Perth, where Premier Mark McGowan says COVID-19 has been “crushed and killed”, there is nothing preventing workers from returning to the office in pre-pandemic numbers.   Yet they are not. Many workers in the Perth CBD are spending at least a day or two every week away from the office and working from home, [...]

By | September 20th, 2021|Commercial News, News, Owner News, September|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Spiders

While most of WA’s house spiders are relatively harmless, there are a few species that can get quite aggressive when cornered. Red-back, white-tailed, huntsman, and wolf spiders are all commonplace in gardens, sheds, and sometimes homes across the state. These species, alongside harmless garden orb-weaving spiders and daddy-long-legs, tend to migrate indoors in spring to [...]

By | September 17th, 2021|News, Owner News, September, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments